Opera and music holidays with the Institute for Cultural Travel


With the start of summer, now is a perfect time to start planning future 2017 and 2018 cultural adventures. Choose from a spectacular selection of opera and music holidays designed to provide unique and memorable occasions for people who share a genuine interest in, enjoy and appreciate Opera, Ballet, Music, Art and History. From historical Berlin to Mozart’s Salzburg, to the famous Arena di Verona Opera Festival, the variety is richer than ever. IFC holidays include flights, transfers, local guides, accommodation and guided excursions.

Museum of Natural History with a detail of the Maria-Theresia sculpture.

Museum of Natural History with a detail of the Maria-Theresia sculpture.

See the best of Berlin on the IFC Berlin Opera & Historical Delights tour. Departing 07 July 2017, tour cost is €799 per person sharing. This magical holiday includes highlights of Berlin sightseeing, tour, excursion to Potsdam with guided tour of Cecilienhof Palace, lunch included, pre-opera dinner in hotel and Mozart’s The Magic Flute in the Deutsche Oper Berlin. The Mozart Festival in Salzburg is a must for lovers of Mozart. Departing 26 January 2018, this tour includes walking Tour of Salzburg, visit to Mozart’s house and Mozart’s birthplace, pre-concert dinner , evening orchestral concert: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and afternoon chamber concert: Schumann Quartett with post-concert lunch and exclusive backstage tour of the Festival Hall. Tour cost is €1549 per person sharing.

IFC are also now taking bookings for their distinctive Christmas and New Year holidays. Celebrate New Year’s Eve in style in the stunning imperial city of Vienna on our New Year in Imperial Vienna Tour, departing 30 December 2017. This tour includes a Gala evening in the historical Kursalon Wien. Your evening will include a New Year’s Eve Strauss & Mozart Concert, four-course gala dinner with drinks, a waltz workshop and dancing. The evening’s highlight is a midnight musical firework display after which you can celebrate at the New Year’s Eve party. Tour cost is €879 per person sharing.

Budapest epitomises the essence of theatrical and musical excellence and IFC are offering a selection of tours to Budapest including the Budapest Wagner Festival and André Rieu Concert Break to Budapest, and Ballet in Budapest and the Christmas Markets which departs 01 December 2017 and includes visits to the Christmas Markets, guided tour of the Bela Bartok Memorial House, a wine-tasting experience and an evening at Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker. Tour cost is €669 per person sharing.

IFC is fully licensed and bonded by the Commission for Aviation Regulation under T.A 0231. Our terms & conditions apply for all bookings. Prices are per person sharing. Single Supplements apply.

For further information or to book, contact Institute for CultureTravel on (01) 888 7840 or visit www.instituteforculturetravel.ie


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